Automatic driver reload with like with Microsoft Vista?

Colin Guthrie gmane at
Tue Dec 12 14:52:26 PST 2006

Jamey Sharp wrote:
> However, since X is network-transparent, "migration and replication"
> become interesting. X apps should be able to move themselves from one X
> server to another, and even display on multiple servers simultaneously.
> See Jim Gettys' paper from Freenix 2002 [2]. In the abstract he
> comments, "Applications should be able to easily survive the loss of the
> X server ..." This is a key part of what you're asking for.
> If toolkits and applications had widespread support for migration and
> replication, then all we'd need to do what you ask is a trivial 100-line
> watchdog process that could monitor, kill, and restart the X server. But
> then we'd also have migration and replication, which would be so much
> cooler than a mere bug workaround. :-)

Cool cool cool.... when? when? when? :D


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